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Morning News Anchor - Yorkton SK


Position: (Full Time) Morning News Anchor / Reporter

Reports to:​​ News Director/Director of News and Information  Programming 

Station(s) GX94 

Location: Yorkton 

Application Deadline: Dec 15, 2023 

 

Only candidates selected for an interview will receive further communication and no phone calls please.

 

Harvard Media, a company specializing in digital and radio strategy and execution, is expanding its Yorkton team. We are currently seeking a dynamic and talented individual for the role of Morning News Anchor/Reporter at our renowned radio station, GX94.

 

GX94 is the primary source for local news in Eastern Saskatchewan & Western Manitoba. We're on the lookout for an individual who is not just waiting for assignments but actively seeks out news stories, knows how to cover local news effectively, and has the skills to write engaging content for various platforms.

 

If you're ready to be a key player in shaping local news with GX94 and contribute to our commitment to excellence, Harvard Media wants to hear from you!

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

• Provide content for all assets of Harvard Media, including digitaland broadcast.

• Report on breaking news stories as they occur across EasternSaskatchewan and Western Manitoba.

• Post and update social media feeds and Harvard Media websites with relevant content through the life of a story.

• Actively contribute and suggest story ideas for the aggregated daysheet.

• Prepare and anchor news, sports and agriculture packages as scheduled, including vacation support and shift relief.

• Attend press conferences, RM meetings, City Council, and other press events as scheduled, condensing and writing locally relevant news stories from the information gathered.

• Source and write local and regional news stories through established contacts and all other available sources.

• Quickly adapt to the changing media landscape, including adoption of new tools and processes designed to amplify content quality and quantity.  

• Monitor social media and emergency services feeds for potential news sources.

• Localize regional, national, and internationally trending stories for our listening audience.

• Other duties as assigned.

 

 

Essential Knowledge and Skills:

 

• Experience with KLZ Newsroom handy, but not essential.

• Graduate of a recognized broadcast news or journalism program with a minimum of 2 years’ experience in digital or broadcast content creation.

• Excellent writing and communication skills

• Familiarity with social media and formatting stories for online distribution

• Self-starter that takes direction

• Strong multi-tasking ability

• Team player that thrives in a busy, collaborative environment

 

Essential Requirements:

 

• Ability to provide content and anchor on all Harvard Media news markets.

• Knowledge of Agriculture and Sports an asset.

• Curiosity and the ability to ask, "the next question."

• Flexible schedule

• Must have a valid driver's license and provide a current driver’s abstract.

 

 

Please send your resume to:

 

Andrew Dawson, Director, News and Information Programming

Harvard Media, Yorkton

 

 

Please put “Morning News Anchor/Reporter” in your subject title.

 

Harvard Media Inc. values diversity in its work force and is committed to Employment Equity

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